inappetence

[in-ap-i-tuhns]
noun
lack of appetite.
Also, inappetency.


Origin:
1685–95; in-3 + appetence

inappetent, adjective
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inappetence or inappetency (ɪnˈæpɪtəns)
 
n
rare lack of appetite or desire
 
inappetency or inappetency
 
n
 
in'appetent or inappetency
 
adj

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inappetence in·ap·pe·tence (ĭn-āp'ĭ-təns)
n.
Lack of desire or appetite.


in·ap'pe·tent adj.
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The severity of clinical signs decreases with age and older pigs may only experience fever and inappetence of a few days duration.
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